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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Absentee Voting Begins in Portland


The City Clerk’s office has begun conducting absentee voting by mail, phone or in person. People wishing to vote in person can do so at City Hall in the State of Maine Room on the 2nd floor. Hours are 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday for any resident wishing to register to vote or vote by absentee. Residents can also request an absentee ballot be mailed to them. Election Day this year is November 6, 2018, and all polling places are open 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM. 


Important Voting Information

Residents may also call the City Clerk’s office to request an absentee ballot mailed to them or one can be requested online.  


On Thursday, November 1, 2018 only, the Clerk’s Office will remain open until 7:00 PM for the final day to request an absentee ballot and for in-person absentee voting at City Hall. 


Same day voter registration is allowed at polling places on Election Day. Citizens must provide proof of identity and residency.


Look up your polling place here.


List of Portland polling locations. 

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